Definition of Buggy

1. Noun. A small lightweight carriage; drawn by a single horse.

Exact synonyms: Roadster
Generic synonyms: Carriage, Equipage, Rig

2. Adjective. Informal or slang terms for mentally irregular. "It used to drive my husband balmy"

3. Adjective. Infested with bugs.
Similar to: Dirty, Soiled, Unclean
Derivative terms: Bug, Bugginess

Definition of Buggy

1. a. Infested or abounding with bugs.

2. n. A light one horse two- wheeled vehicle.

Definition of Buggy

1. Noun. A small horse-drawn cart ¹

2. Noun. A small motor vehicle, such as a dune buggy ¹

3. Noun. (U.K.) A pushchair; a stroller ¹

4. Noun. (informal predominantly southern US) A shopping cart or trolley ¹

5. Adjective. Infested with insects ¹

6. Adjective. (computing) Containing programming errors ¹

7. Adjective. Resembling an insect ¹

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Definition of Buggy

1. infested with bugs [adj -GIER, -GIEST] / a light carriage [n -GIES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Buggy

buggering off
buggering up
buggers off
bugging out
buggy (current term)
buggy whip
bughouse chess
bugle call

Literary usage of Buggy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Irish Literature by Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Charles Welsh, Douglas Hyde, Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche (1904)
"KEVIN T. buggy is chiefly known by the popular poem printed here, ... He was a son of Michael buggy of Kilkenny, where he was born in 1816. ..."

2. Report of the Great Conspiracy Case: The People of the State of Michigan by Abel F. Fitch, Warner Wing, Ammi Filley, Michigan Circuit Court (Wayne County) (1851)
"Don't think Lake left the buggy from Cady's to the Centre. We had nothing in the buggy ; the seat was 011 springs—no box under it. ..."

3. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1899)
"About the 13th of May, 1892, said Dr. Wilcox took the buggy mentioned in the mortgage, and in controversy herein, to the defendant for repairs, and, ..."

4. The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases Affecting by Frank Cyrus Smith, Thomas Johnson Michie, United States Courts, Great Britain Courts, Canada Courts (1910)
"He saw the buggy going south. He first noticed it passing Twenty-Third street. He was about 100 feet behind the car when it hit the buggy. ..."

5. Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and by Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell, William Crooke (1903)
"Attorney in his buggy —in India quises, that were in rebellion against their Oaz.tte, bee. 23rd. ... Wanted, an excellent buggy warlike trading Malayans and ..."

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